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The book says it's 16, but I got 16^-1

steps:

foil exponents: that comes out to 1-2 ? Should it not be ?

then, just multiply the 4's, or do you add them?

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The book says it's 16, but I got 16^-1

steps:

foil exponents: that comes out to 1-2 ? Should it not be ?

then, just multiply the 4's, or do you add them?

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gb7nash

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foil exponents

This is your problem. What should you be doing to the exponents?

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This is your problem. What should you be doing to the exponents?

can you rephrase that, what do you mean by that?

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gb7nash

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can you rephrase that, what do you mean by that?

You're trying to foil the exponents. That indicates that you're multiplying them. What should you be doing instead to the exponents?

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You're trying to foil the exponents. That indicates that you're multiplying them. What should you be doing instead to the exponents?

Got it thanks

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